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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

11 min ago | ABC News

Bundaberg shivers through 50-year record cold

If you're finding it a little bit harder to climb out from under to doona, you're not alone.

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11 min ago | ABC News

Solo winemaker upstages big brands to take major trophy win.

Just outside the Australian Capital Territory, up a dirt road a couple of kilometres off the Federal Highway to Sydney, sits a shed that Nick O'Leary built himself.

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2 hrs ago | Clare County Review

Little Aussie wins Buckaroo contest

Harrison Roche traveled quite a long way to compete in the buckaroo contest for Clare's Wild West Day.

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2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

What the 'fireball' above Sydney skies really was

Shocked Australians believed they may have been witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies from Sydney to Melbourne.

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2 hrs ago | Border Mail

Kynan Brooks carving own path as a kart wizz

IF Trinity Anglican College student Kynan Brooks continues his winning ways, he will be the Albury-Wodonga club's next junior to make his mark on national tracks.

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4 hrs ago | Trailer/Body Builders

Maxi-CUBE Delivers Queensland's First 26-Pallet PBS Van

Refrigerated and dry freight trailer manufacturer Maxi-CUBE has delivered the landmark first 26-pallet Performance Based Standards refrigerated trailer into Queensland, Australia.

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6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Push for Newman's fat cats to disclose interests

CLIVE Palmer has become the wrecking ball of Australian politics, carving a further $10 billion hole out of the federal Budget this week with a series of stunts that senior Coalition members now claim are based on one motive only - to destroy the Abbott government.

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10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

DragonCon co-founder's social media activities to get closer look by Gwinnett DA

Last we heard from Ed Kramer, the DragonCon co-founder was under house arrest in Duluth as part of a plea deal that ended a long legal battle related to child molestation charges .

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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Beached whale finally ...

Learning > Learning From News Early on Thursday rescuers managed to free a baby whale stranded on a beach in Queensland, Australia for two days.

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12 hrs ago | UPI

Bechtel reaches milestone at Santos LNG facility

U.S. construction company Bechtel said it's installed part of the first half of a liquefied natural gas facility on Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia.

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14 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Young whale stranded on beach for Two Days finally freed after sixth rescue attempt

Lifeguards flocked to Palm Beach in Queensland, Australia but despite several attempts they couldn't re-float it back into the sea It took six attempts for rescuers to re-float the two-year-old humpback from the sands at Palm Beach, south of Brisbane, Queensland.

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18 hrs ago | ABC News

North Qld court decision highlights battle of rival sugar millers

A judgement in the Supreme Court in Cairns has overturned an agreement between a Tableland cane grower and the owner of the Mossman sugar mill.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

A special place to remember loved ones of the land

The Eternal Muster Memorial Wall at the Stockman's Hall of Fame continues to grow, with six more names recently added in a special ceremony.

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ComputerWorld

NBN FTTN's power bill: $89m a year?

The Coalition government's decision to switch the fixed line element of the National Broadband Network from being primarily fibre-to-the-premises to a mix of technologies, notably fibre-to-the-node for brownfields, has not been without its critics .

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LNP to debate motion on criminal histories

Jurors should be told about the criminal histories of defendants in court trials, a branch of Queensland's Liberal National Party says.

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Truthdig

Rooftop Solar Power in Australia Forced Fossil Fuel Plants to Give Away Free Electricity

An explosion of rooftop solar cells combined with low demand made for some funny accounting in Queensland, Australia last week.

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BBC News

Air checks: What do passengers think?

Security checks on electronic and electrical devices are being ramped up at UK airports, in response to what the US calls a "credible threat" of terrorism.

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Townsville Bulletin

Wrap-up mission

Soldiers from 1RAR Alpha Company at Townsville Airport before being deployed to Afghanistan.

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ABC News

Vegetables to Asia after Reverse trade mission

Vegetables have started flowing to Asian countries after an industry event in far north Queensland which linked up producers with Asian buyers.

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ABC News

Sheridan leaving SA for Queensland base

It is a blow for SA which already is facing the highest unemployment of the mainland states and has workers worried they will struggle to find new jobs.

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